Organic Almonds

Almonds are another fan favourite due to their sweeter taste, admirable versatility & their powerhouse nutritional content. These nuts make an easy addition to the healthy or striving-to-be-healthy diet. 

HEALTH BENEFITS:

Almonds are widely recognised for their nutritional content and health benefits. Many consider them to be a brain food, and they can be said to assist in lowering cholesterol and stabilising blood sugar. Almonds may also assist in maintaining healthy weight. In moderation, consumption of these guys can support a healthy heart. 

They contain:

  • Vitamin E, calcium & phosphorus
  • Iron, magnesium & zinc
  • Selenium, copper & niacin 
  • High amounts of protein & lower in carbohydrates

USE IT!

The use of almonds in only limited by your imagination. They can be eaten raw, toasted & activated. They're quite the chameleon as they can be found whole, slivered, flaked, blanched, ground and even as a milk. But we quite like them as a spread on our toast.

Add them to your salads, stir fry, smoothies, muesli, eggs & especially in your baking. Better yet, try this simple little recipe and add it to your snack team. 

RECIPE

Cinnamon Toasted Almonds by Krista

 

Ingredients
  • 2 cups of whole almonds
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 250º.
  2. In a large bowl, add almonds, cinnamon, salt, and coconut oil.
  3. Toss to coat all almonds thoroughly. Spread out on baking sheet in a single layer.
  4. Roast for 1 hour, remove from oven and serve immediately or store in air tight container.

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